Real Betis defender Miki Roque has died at the age of 23 following a fight against cancer.

Roque, who came through the youth ranks at Liverpool before returning to his homeland with Betis, underwent surgery to remove a tumour in his pelvis last year.

Our thoughts & prayers are with his family

REAL BETIS STATEMENT :

The Real Betis player Miquel Roque Farrero, Miki Roque, had died today at the Instituto Dexeus de Barcelona hospital at the age of 23.
Miki Roque had been battling pelvic cancer since March 2011, a struggle that he fought with fortitude and determination.
Real Betis send their deepest condolences to the Roque family.”

RIP Miki

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